Deaf & Hard of Hearing

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Documents and Resources

NMCDHH Albuquerque Office

The New Mexico Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing provides effective leadership, education, advocacy and programs to reduce barriers to the social, economic, educational, cultural and intellectual well-being of Deaf and Hard of Hearing New Mexicans and their families, friends and colleagues.

505 Marquette Ave. NW

Suite 1550

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Voice: 505-383-6530

TTY: 505-383-6541

VP: 505-435-9319

Fax: 505-383-6533

In-State Toll-free: 1.800-489-8536

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Las Cruces Office

Palms Office Complex

2407 W. Picacho, Suite A-103

Las Cruces, NM 88007

Voice: 575-525-1036

TTY: 575-525-1027

VP: 575-541-3403

Fax: 575-525-1039

Community Outreach Program for the Deaf

The Community Outreach Program for the Deaf of New Mexico (COPD-NM) is a community-based organization that empowers deaf and hard of hearing individuals to live independently and achieve their personal goals.  They provide the following services; vocational services such as job development and job coaching, case management services and SSP’s (Support Services Providers) for Deaf-Blind individuals.

Phone: 505-255-7636

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Project for NM Children & Youth who are Deaf-Blind

This project is under the Center for Development and Disability (CDD) and provides the following services: technical assistance, trainings, resource dissemination, family events and access to a free library.

Toll-free: 877-614-4051

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Hearing Loss Association of America

It provides assistance and resources for people with hearing loss and their families to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss.  This is accomplished through public awareness regarding prevention, treatment and regular screenings throughout life.

Phone: 301-657-2248

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National Association for the Deaf

The mission of the National Association of the Deaf is to preserve, protect and promote the civil, human and linguistic rights of deaf and hard of hearing people in the United States of America.

Phone: 301-587-1788

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Aging and Long-Term Services Department - Aging and Disability Resources Center

The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) offers comprehensive information and assistance:

  • Information and Referral Assistance
  • Benefits Counseling
  • Medicaid home and community-based services
  • Caregiving
  • Respite Care (adult day care, in-home care)
  • Attendant and/or Personal Care
  • Homemaker services
  • Home-delivered meals
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Transportation
  • Prescription Drug Assistance
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
  • Transition Care program helps residents transition from long term care facilities back into a community setting
  • Adult Protective Services
  • Long-Term Options Counseling
  • Legal information and assistance
  • Aging and Long-Term Services Department
  • Aging and Disability Resources Center


RGC Access

Interpreter Coordinator for Albuquerque/Metro Area

Phone: 505-514-6947


Megan Goldberg – Interpreter Coordinator for Santa Fe Area

Phone: 505-270-9975


Community Outreach Program for the Deaf (COPD)

Interpreting Coordinator – Statewide

3908 Carlisle NE

Albuquerque, NM  87107

Phone: 505-255-7636


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Sorenson Community Interpreting Services

PO Box 91064

Albuquerque, NM 87199

Phone: 505.363.0741

Videophone: 505.219.2447

24/7 Access: 800.659.4783

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